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M-255: Butterfield Stage Coach

HISTORY: This collection was donated to the St. Louis Mercantile Library in 2002. The Butterfield (or Southern) Overland Mail which operated from September 15, 1858 until March 1, 1861, was a semiweekly mail and passenger state service from St. Louis, Mo. and Memphis, TN across northern Texas, New Mexico and Arizona to Los Angeles and San Fransico, CA.

SCOPE: One 1/32 scale handcrafted model of the stage coach and related material.

HOLDINGS: One box, approximately one linear foot

ACCESS: Some of the material in Special Collection M-255 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition.

The model is on display on level 2 of the St. Louis Mercantile Library.

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